About St. Petersburg & Clearwater, Florida
Situated on a sun-drenched peninsula, separating the Gulf of Mexico from Tampa Bay on Florida’s west coast, St. Petersburg/Clearwater is known for its award-winning beaches, pristine nature, world-class art and culture, diverse dining and unforgettable family attractions. Our 35 miles of spectacular, white-sand beaches include St. Pete Beach, named TripAdvisor’s No. 1 beach in the U.S. and No. 5 in the world for 2012; laid-back beach towns from Treasure Island to Madeira Beach; and the vibrant shores of Clearwater Beach.
Discover the best of arts and culture along our shores, from the iconic Dali Museum and Chihuly Collection in downtown St. Pete to the charming cultural enclaves of Dunedin and Tarpon Springs. Outdoors and nature lovers can experience both serenity and adventure among St. Pete/Clearwater’s diverse ecosystems, from hiking and biking to kayaking and fishing. There’s no shortage of family fun either, from Clearwater Marine Aquarium – home of Winter the dolphin, star of the movie Dolphin Tale – to pirate cruises, water sports and nightly sunset celebrations at world-famous Pier 60. And from beach to bay, you can enjoy some of the finest dining in Florida, including toes-in-the-sand beach bars, sunset dinner cruises and five-star culinary experiences. Experience a getaway where warm Gulf breezes, sunshine and possibilities abound.
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